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is in atlantic city now with more on that breaking news and recovery from the storm efforts. jim? >> reporter: hey there, jim. yeah, after a couple of days of controversy mayor bloomberg reversing his decision and canceling the marathon late today, making sure all the resources are focused on the recovery. you can see what's left of the boardwalk behind me in atlantic city. this is not the world famous boardwalk but another around this city. it's gone now. it's been wiped away. and others still trying to recover up and down the coast. heavy equipment helps to steer the difficult recovery. power lines are going back up. but many places are still overmatched by the devastation sandy left behind. >> this is well beyond what any of us ever imagined. >> reporter: the long road to recovery now literally lined with hundreds of thousands struggling to survive. the line stretched for blocks if you're lucky but more often for miles. people waiting in traffic or for a ride on the limited public transportation available. hundreds hanging out just to charge their phones. >> don't be difficult, ma'am. >> r
of election day. we'll find out. hello, everybody. i'm jim adelaide. >> i'm pat lawson hughes. >>> the death toll, 49 killed in new york alone. >> there and along the eastern seaboard storm-ravaged areas are still waiting for relief today. jay gray is live in atlantic city with a look at the recovery now. jay? >> reporter: hey there, jim and pat. that relief's going to be a long time coming though we are getting a patch of sun in atlantic city. we want to get a look as they start the recovery. people coming down to get a picture of what's gone. they've never seen this area like this before. you can see the rubble piled up here. we've seen dozers working throughout the day. that's going to continue. as you come back across and work your way down across the beach we'll be able to show you that boardwalk that was here for so long. this is repair that's going to take -- i think people are starting to understand, getting over the shock of what sandy left behind and understanding that the recovery here is going to be difficult and not going to be weeks but months if not more than a year. there is
of the water that in the last go-around, hurricane irene came up to and over the lip of the seawall there, jim cantore has staked out the ground there. jim, we have been following your progress and that of the water lev levels all day. reporter: well, brian, the storm surge, the water rise, the level is 6.6, 2.2 higher than irene. so we're waiting for the high tide to come up. for example, irene was about here. all right? and what we could see is another two and a half, three feet here, major implications, if the water gets into the lower streets of manhattan, and also the subway system. and con-ed has the power to shut it down, and the mayor has to coordinate with the mta, the cross bay, the veteran's memorial bridge, the george washington bridge, just to name a few. they're huge bridges with massive traffic. and of course that was the only way to get around. it was either by car or cab. they were going to keep the bayonne, the 70 miles an hour wind gusts were anticipated to come up this evening through the midnight hour. now, they could choose to open it tomorrow if the winds die down, which
jersey, jim rosenfield is there for how long people are waiting to fuel up. >> reporter: it's a lonely job these days for manager muhammad edris in his station. open for business, but with no juice, it's no go at the pumps. >> we have no gas, nothing, you know. nothing inside the store business. completely shut down since monday at 6:00 p.m. >> reporter: just down the road on route 46 -- >> this is for my generator. just enough to keep my refrigerator going, and a couple of appliances here and there that i might need. >> reporter: plenty of company at this hess station. this line in fort lee, about 45-minute wait. and that's not bad, if you look around elsewhere, the lines are a lot longer. this station here is pumping gas, because it has a generator. how long you been waiting? >> this is my second trip. i was here earlier this morning to fill up my pickup truck and get gas for the generator. and i'm here right now, probably about 20, 25 minutes. >> reporter: you're on e, pal. >> yeah, i've got 21 miles left. fortunately the gas pump's probably about a mile. >> reporter: it's a morning
? >> reporter: wow, jim, we're sitting here, we're going to push out. look at these waves. they looked like they've gotten to be about 20 feet. look at that. it is amazing. we'll just be sitting here talking, and then we'll go, oh, my god, look at that! it is something to see this. and here's the other thing. i don't know if you guys were watching a couple of hours ago when i was down on the beach. the tide is coming in, and it is now coming up to that point. so we've got high tide coming up in a bit. we've got a full moon. and we have this storm pushing stuff in. it's going to be really ominous at this point. feeling kind of ominous, because it's starting to get dark. this day has been quite an interesting little day here on both sides of this beach. the winds, we're on the rooftop of the atlantic sands hotel. so it's unobstructed. some of the waves have come over, but they go back in. as you can see, the sea is still in its place. >> i figure it's best to wear less, hence that way the wet cold material doesn't stick. it's just wet and cold atmosphere. i'm playing scientist. poorly, but i'm doi
the east coast. weather channel meteorologist jim cantore is here with us from ridgefield, new jersey, covering the storm. jim, how much do people have to worry next week? >> reporter: well, you can't let your guard down, it could come close enough to have impacts, it may not be huge but could slow the efforts here, these are the same computer models that we used for sandy, the one on the right is the american model, the one on the left, the european model. the one that nailed sandy's forecast as five days out, which is where we are with this storm. both of them developed the low pressure off the east coast and moved northeast, the american model is much farther east, less impact, but the european map shows coastal flooding at high tide, not to mention a chance of heavy rain. right now, brian, along with the cold front we dealt with, the temperatures are the coldest since sandy, dropping into the 30s, possibly the 20s since last night. and as you know, we still have a million people without power, chilly nights. >> jim, we just voted we'll take the model on the right that sends us out
for the worst of sandy, others are already coping with, yes, snow and some serious damage. >> news4's jim rosenfield is here with the story. >> pat and jim, those were odd images, the guy with the horse costume. but wait until you see this strange image. blizzard conditions coming along with this storm already hitting west virginia. take a look. pictures from snowshoe, west virginia. where up to three feet of snow could fall in the mountains. winter storm warnings are also in effect for parts of western maryland as well. to new jersey now, the normally busy atlantic city. it's become a ghosttown. wind gusts now topping 70 miles per hour. just north of there, look at this photo, waves crashing over a seawall. mandatory evacuations in place by some parts of the state. look at the firefighters there. and this is what we're seeing in philadelphia. this is before sandy even makes landfall. high winds blowing this tree onto this house. the roof damaged. rain seeping into the home there. and here's a photo album tweeted by our nbc colleague al roker from martha's vineyard, with use of heavy wave
, new jersey. the police there say about 70% of that area is under water. jim ronfield has our report from there. jim? >> reporter: kingsburg is on a long list tonight of bayshore communities in crisis. a little progress to report about that water you referenced. we've seen it receding here on beachway. a lot of debris left behind and this storm has left behind scars to last a lifetime. three days post sandy and kingsburg, new jersey is still like other bayshore communities -- in crisis mode. roads still have standing water, sand and debris. homes bear fresh scars of the sudden invasion. >> i didn't believe the destruction. it's unbelievable. >> reporter: emotions, raw at the sight of so much loss. >> it was beautiful. and everything was new because we just -- we just moved in -- well, we just closed. so new couch, new fridge. >> reporter: elizabeth can trace the path, the beach and bay water took right through her brand new ground floor. this whole row of homes in binges during inundated about 7:40 monday night when the berm gave way, sending water about a mile into town here. >> a l
devastated. jim? >> reporter: the mayor of kingsburg was so grateful to have us arrive today. there is so much devastation along the jersey coast that news crews cannot be everywhere. so if wnbc, we are helping out our sister station, they said let's go to kingsburg. when we got here, we saw a community still in crisis. they are saying we've been crying out for some aid from the federal government to rebuild the berms and it just hasn't happened and the berms gave way monday night and the water cascaded right down this street called beachway and went for about a mile. the water started to receipt since this afternoon, but you can still see it stands on starts of the street and left behind is just dirt, mud, sea grass and other debris. this is a popular summer destination. people come here to have fun. this is the iconic kingsburg board walk, as they call it. it's been in a family for three generations. it's about 100 years old. it's devastated. the mayor here said, we need help. he took us on a tour today. we drove around to see other parts of this community. and we saw the water standing
, everyone, i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. 37 in new york city alone, more than 4 million people are still without power. and countless more hours of cleanup are still ahead for many. >> as the recovery ramps up right now, jay gray has more on the potential bad news in the forecast. >> reporter: where the damage is so intense, so far reaching, it can be hard to figure out how to even start to come back. >> you see their whole livelihoods crash into the ocean. it's devastating. >> reporter: in many areas, crews are moving the mess that sandy left behind. but in some of the hardest hit communities, like seaside heights, new jersey, there are no recovery teams or residents yet, and frustrations are building. >> why safe there and nowhere else? talk to the rest of the homeowners. >> the gas mains we're scared of. >> i don't care about a house, i care about your lives. >> reporter: lives, that like the atlantic coast have been battered and torn apart. >> no electricity, no heat, no hot water. we need more help. >> reporter: supplies and support are pouring in, water by the truckloads,
with the weather channel's jim cantore on the tip of lower manhattan. >> reporter: where i'm standing in about 24 hours, there's a very good chance i'll be standing here in waist-high water, if i were still standing here and i won't be. here it is on satellite as you mentioned, just a huge cloud canopy, currently about 523 miles to the south of new york city, there's a very low pressure to this so to the wind field is 900 miles wide this. s-path that we have seen for the past several days, brings the center within 100 miles of the the city. four to eight inches possible, the jersey shore, the south shore of long island. then six to 11 feet, this is what prompted the evacuation orders from the mayor of new york city. new york harbor on theorth shore of long island dealing with six to 11 feet. the national weather in new york says this will be the highest storm surge ever in new york city, that's what they are predicting at the national weather service so far. look at the rainfall, we're up from last night. locally a foot in new jersey. the biggest difference this year is stream flows across pennsy
just in tonight. news 4 reporter jim rosenfield and crew have been waiting for than two hours to get gas in union, new jersey. the lines are so ba governor cristy ordered gas rationing. many are facing their fourth night in the dark and in the cold. but help may come from northern virginia resources, among others. jim rosenfield is in essexfells new jersey with the effort to get things back on line. >> reporter: now moving into day five and homes like these in a small community of 2200 still without power. 90% of it. reinforcements are coming to this state, but with cold nights now, local ewe till tiff crews are starting to get an earful. >> we're freezing. we don't have anything. >> desperate pleas. residents see utility trucks and beg for relief. >> reporter: is it tough on you guys? >> we're doing our best. >> their best means navigating the maize of massive down trees. it's in a state with about 1.5 million still in the dark at last count. >> when i looked outside, it felt like christmas, somebody delivering new telephone poles. >> reporter: new help is on the way after the gover
for hours waiting to fill up. as jim rosenfield reports, some stations with plenty of fuel can't even sell it. >> reporter: with power still out here and so many other gas stations around many parts of new jerseyed and other parts of the tri-state, suddenly people are having to devote hours in search of a fill-up. how long have you been waiting? >> this is my second trip. i was here this morning to get gas for my pickup and generator. i'm here right now probably about 20, 25 minutes. >> you're on "e," pal will. >> yeah. i got 21 miles left. fortunately the gas pump's probably a mile. >> this is for my generator. just enough to keep my refrigerator the going and couple of appliances here and there i may need. >> reporter: here in ft. lee, this line about 45-minute wait, and that's not bad if you look around elsewhere, the lines are a lot longer. this station here is pumping gas because it has a generator. >> it's nuts. nuts. i tried all over the bronx to get gas, and there was nowhere near me. >> reporter: governor christie insists this is more of a power than supply issue. officials here a
for the victim. >>> the jersey shore was just crushed as we know. jim rosenfield traveled up 95 and just arrived. what are you seeing there so far? >> reporter: just arrived is right. we just got set up on the beach. we are in ocean grove right next to iconic asbury park just down the way along the beach. you can see with the camera, the damage that we've encountered as we've arrived. i'm standing on what was a large dune area. it has been completely washed away. you can still see some of the dune grass here. but the dune is really basically gone. right next to it on the other side, there is a railing there. that is completely gone. people coming out to see the damage. and back over here, we'll show you the damage to this building that was right on the ocean front. you can see there, that was a restaurant that was for rent. the front which of was completely torn off. they've just put in new air conditioning. it was ready to be rented out. the front side of that building. the part that faces the ocean is completely devastated. just ripped apart. high tide here last night. high winds, the water ju
, in moonachi, new jersey, homeowners are taking a hit in the aftermath. people are trying to fuel up. jim? >> reporter: doreen, food, water, shelter, and gas, as you mentioned. basic necessities. now so hard to come for by so many. this station is still boarded up because it has no power. suddenly people are having to devote hours in pursuit of a fillup. it's a lonely job these days for manager muhammad edris. in his darkened fort lee luck oil station. >> no, we don't have gas. >> reporter: open for business, but with no juice, it's no go at the pumps. >> we have no gas, nothing. nothing inside the store business. so completely shut down since monday at 6:00 p.m. >> reporter: just down the road on route 46 -- >> this is for my generator. just enough to keep my refrigerator going, and a couple of appliances here and there that i might need. >> reporter: plenty of company at this hess station. here in fort lee, this line, about 45-minute wait. and that's not bad. if you look around elsewhere, the lines are a lot longer. this station here is pumping gas, because it has a generator. how long
? >> reporter: oh, it is rough here right now, jim. it's been rough starting around midday today. at this hour at 6:00, the governor has ordered all businesses in the coastal regions of rehoboth, dewey, and bethany to be closed at 6:00. at 8:00 is the deadline for everyone in three-quarters of a mile from the coast to get out of here. people are paying attention to this. as they saw as the sorm is getting closer, this is not something you want to play with. two young, buff, and experienced rehoboth lifeguards startled onlookers with this swim. >> if you don't know what you're doing, it's dangerous, but we've been swimmers for a long time. >> reporter: do your wives know you're out there? >> mine does not. i'm at the grocery store. >> reporter: the rest of the humans spent this stormy day watching the churning surf. >> it's going to be causing a lot of damage, but i don't feel that it's that dangerous. >> reporter: most people spent the day leaving. >> we were supposed to be staying here tonight but they told us they're evacuated. >> reporter: they're heading up to new york, not the best idea g
it covered. good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm doreen gentzler. hurricane sandy expect mund day night. unleashing a storm surge, damaging winds and heavy rain more. than a million from dem ware, new york, and connecticut are under evacuation orders at this hour, mandatory evacuation orders, people appear to be heeding the warning boarding up and heading out. federal offices will be closed tomorrow. the same goes for every major school district in the area. metro canceled all service for the first time since 2003. >> the huge storm has done a lot of damage. the death toll now stands at 65 after sandy pounded the caribbean. tonight team coverage. start with chief meteorologist, with a closer look at sandy's path. doug? >> we are starting to get into what sandy is bringing us, winds. rains, look outside. probably hear the rain coming down. the wind. strongest, about, 12 to 24 hours away. the rain has begun. let's take a look and show you. outside right now. the rain coming through parts of the area. just about everybody seeing a good light-to-mod rerate rain. some picking up heavy rain.
right now. i've got a lot more coming up in just a couple of minutes. jim, pat, back to you. >> we are riding it out in rehoboth with wendy rieger. she is standing by live on the beach. again, you showed us massive waves a short time ago, wendy. where are you now? >> reporter: i'm actually down -- my producer thought it was just too cushy on the balcony, next to a warm room. and decided it would be more interesting to have me on the beach. actually, i wanted to come down journalistically, because i wanted to observe these big waves. and veronica, ver usely, is absolutely right, this thing has changed just in the last 15 minutes. the rain is almost painfully pelting us. and while the massive waves have calmed down a little bit, i'm sure they'll be picking up again. as we get these big gusts of wind, but the good thing is, as a human being i can withstand the wind. so hopefully these structures will be able to do the same. on the other side from here, different story on the bay. it has been incredibly flooded for most of the day. take a look. we were over there a couple of hours ago.
in a neighborhood where those people are in the dark and might be for quite a while. shomari? >> reporter: well, jim, not only are they in the dark, but a lot of folks can't come down bradley boulevard. the creek perpendicular to this roadway has now jumped the banks and i tell you, it has extended over 30 minutes it was down i'd say we were on the other side and it continues to move up here on the roadway. it has not receded. there is more water u according to the crews out here, and they're parked nearby to make sure people stay away from this area. in fact, the crews that come right down this roadway and continue to move the logs that, you know, have snapped from the different trees around here, a lot of trees are down, as you mentioned, jim. and that's why crews are recommending that people be incredibly careful. when you come outside, they rem that you stay inside. this thing could be dying down, but the thing is right now, at times, as you can see, it continues to pick up a little bit. you can hear it with those branchs and the trees swaying back and forth. it's important for folks just to be
channel meteorologist jim cantore. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. more preparations under way. by the time tomorrow night rolls around we'll feel the impacts across much of the northeast. let's talk about this and lay out the impacts of the storm. the satellite shows a hybrid transition. you have a cloud canopy that stretches over the entire eastern seaboard with the storm's center 730 miles to the south of new york city. here's the track. this wild s-shape that has all of us as meteorologists shaking our heads. we have never seen this left hook. it will bring it 150 miles to the south of new york city early tuesday morning. then there is the impact. let's lay them out. we start with the storm surge. in irene at battery park which is where i am tonight, we had three to six feet. we expect four to eight here and down the jersey shore. that will be higher than what they dealt with during irene. plan on similar scenarios there. look at the rainfall. huge areas of two inches plus, four inches plus. locally ten inches in spots in parts of new jersey and the chesapeake bay
democrats, jerry conley, jim moran and bobby scott. the justice department is reviewing. it's interesting to me that small worked for a company known as pinpoint, a subsidiary of strategic allied consulting. that firm is already under investigation in florida. >> this company has come under fire in several areas. serious charges against it in florida. the republican party has severed ties to it. they're doing that in west virginia and colorado. it's an extraordinary turn of events. we are having a huge discussion over voter fraud and here is a company assigned to work for the party in identifying voters and doing the things they do. and evidence -- widespread allegations, serious allegations about their own hanky-panky is coming up. >> news flash. the gentleman you're talking about who's under investigation is still doing work for the republican party in other states. >> right. >> number two, there should have been an immediate investigation and you shouldn't have to wait for the u.s. attorney general, the virginia attorney general should have jumped in and done this and would have been,
we did. and met with this man who says his name is jim. >> jim told us he's a college student and was thinking about selling his kidney for $50,000 to pay his tuition. he asked us to blur his face. >> so it's kind of an extraordinary step you're taking. tell me about it. >> i felt that this was something where i was able to you know help someone's life and at the same time help myself. >> you're okay with living with one kidney? >> i'm okay with that. i mean, i've done -- i thought about this for a year. i've done a lot of research. >> even though it's illegal to sell human organs, we found it heartbreaking that jim was willing to do it just to pay for college. finally, i told him who i was. >> we're not passing judgment. you're in no trouble here whatsoever. >> okay. >> you can see why we'd be curious about wanting to know what your story is. >> okay. >> and it all boils down to that college tuition. >> you're going to need the $50,000. that simple. >> that's true. i've talked to some friends and they would do this too. >> as for amanda and paula, both are still waiting, hopi
>> 90% in the touchb essex fells have had no electricity for four days now. but as news 4's jim rosen field shows us, some help from our area is on the way. >> reporter: you've been without power for four days this is a sight for sore eyes. these crews are here on devon road in essex fells. they've been working for much of the afternoon to try to restore power to this community. 90% of the 2,200 people who live in this borough still do not have electricity. it's been since monday as we all know. as you travel around this area, people who see these trucks, they're either thrilled because they stop on their street in their neighborhood or they beg them to come to their neighborhood. >> we're looking for a truck so we can get some answers. everyone's in desperate need. we understand that. we're just really trying to, even if we can just get heat. never mind tv or anything. we just want to get heat. so we can survive at night. it's so cold out. >> well, i was awakened by the sound of the diesel idling trucks in front of the house. it was one, then another, then another. i looked out
bachmann. she has a real fight on her hands. millionaire hotel executive jim graves is spending big time to take down the tea party favorite. the polls are tightening in the process. so here's an interesting tidbit that you can share with your friends. the total spending of the 2012 election will beat the previous record by $700 million. are you ready for this? the 2012 election spending will reach a whopping $6 billion. kind of makes your head spin. >>> speaking of big bucks, this maryland man knows exactly when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. in fact, he's got over 8 million reasons to prove it. >>> everyone's wondering when's the next big storm. thankfully no time soon. also, that election day forecast. you're watching "early today." >>> stories making news this morning. the washington post reports that the obama administration has been in talks to build a new syrian opposition leadership to stop the violence from spreading across the middle east. the plan is also intended to prevent radical islamic fighters from taking control of the opposition group. >>> in south carolina income t
with the latest. >> reporter: jim, people who live near hampshire circle tell me they are on edge. that couple was walking right behind me on this trail when all of the sudden, people tell me that the man shown in this composite sketch right here, he's in his 20s. they say that he opened fire. with children and families out trick-or-treating, county sheriff's deputies are on alert in waldorf, maryland friday night. >> we don't have to be so scared. >> it was pretty cool to see them out in full force. >> despite a detailed description, police are still searching for clues and answers. >> the charles county sheriff's office and the detectives are leaving no stone unturned. they're pursuing every bit of information, every lead and every tip that comes in. >> that ra james exercises on the trail. she tells me it's peaceful. >> we've walked before and we've never had problems. >> now, we showed the composite sketch to people in this community. no one told me that they recognized the suspect. tonight, the husband is in serious but stable condition. the detectives will continue to ask him questions.
when jim crow laws abolished. she is a huge fan of president obama. >>> veterans and their spouses looking for a job may get their break today. the u.s. chamber of commerce holding a hiring our heroes job fair. more than 70 employers will be at joint base anacostia-bolling. runs from 11:00 until 2:00 it has helped find jobs for more than 10,000 veterans and their families. >> great effort there, great service. let's hope veterans get jobs. >>> news 4 continues right now at 5:00 a.m. stay with us. >>> it is not safe there and nowhere else. >> i don't care about your house, i would rather care about your life. >>> a long week for millions, tensions build as the northeast tried to return to normalcy while city leaders try to manage public safety. good morning. >> welcome to news 4 today for friday, november 2nd, 2012. sandy's impact is not over for millions of people. the storm blamed for at least 90 deaths across the east coast. much of new york and northern new jersey under water or in the dark. one power company restored power to nearly 1 million, but many still don't have power. a
hours, so hold on, everybody. i'm jim handly. >> veronica johnson joins us now. what are we going to see? >> yeah, meteorologist tom kieran has just handed it over to me. he's been watch the storm throughout the morn. you can see the heavy band making its way from areas of eastern shore inland. what we seen out there in areas east, over 5 inches of rain. areas around ocean city. over four inches of rain. getting into areas of delaware, over 3 inches of rain. those are the kind of rainfall amounts we're going to see before long. as, again, the center of hurricane sandy gets closer and closer to us. it's already made that turn not just to the north but towards the north and west. getting closer to the coast. you can see it there. landfall expected somewhere between delaware and the southern new jersey coast around 8:00 or 9:00 p.m. here's the latest track coming out. this should be the 11:00 p.m. track for you. to the north and west. coming ashore around areas of southern new jersey, northern delaware. then again, the storm system, we're really going to see it spread out even more. talking
now is on the jersey shore with chris christie and he's speaking. let's go to him now. jim, back to you. pat? >> we are waiting that news conference and we will bring that to you, as soon as it happens. it's a statement from the president after an afternoon of touring there in new jersey. >>> turning now to the weather in our area, which turned much nicer today. >> much nicer but chilly. a sweater for you. i've had the jacket on since i've been in and out today. but for the trick or treaters, at least it's going to be quiet. a lot of neighborhoods, some are, some aren't having the trick or treating. it's been overcast. we've had a little bit of blue skies from time to time. there are those gray low-hanging clouds. it's 53 degrees. so we were hard pressed to see the temperatures climb today. as far as the wind, it is out of the southwest right now. it's 7 miles per hour. a little bit of a breeze blowing. and more of a wind tomorrow and that wind will be coming out of the northwest. throughout the area, even some forts to the north and west. hagerstown at 47. winchester at 48. gene
in manhattan by the end of today in parts of new jersey restoring power is taking a bit longer. news 4's jim rosenthal reports from essex falls, new jersey. >> 31 degrees outside. we're freezing. we have no heat. >> reporter: desperate pleas from the powerless in essex county. residents see utility trucks and beg for relief. >> is it tough on you guys? >> yeah. we're doing our best. there's a lot of damage. >> reporter: their best means navigating around a maze of massive downed trees, 100 of them in essex fells alone slowing restoration to the customers without power in a state with about 1.5 million still in the dark at last count. >> i looked outside and it was, felt like christmas. somebody delivering new telephone poles. >> reporter: more help is on the way after governor christie urged the utilities to speed up restoration. thousands of crews from other states are now descending on the region, the first of 1500 from virginia dominion set out from national harbor in maryland, the largest out of state deployment ever mobilized by that company. even with the extra help it's messes like th
for jim rosenfield. we have team coverage tonight from across the d.c. mess troe area to the eastern shore. we begin with storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug kammerer with the latestn sandy's track. >> right now sandy just off the coast of florida. you can see it right there on the satellite picture here. the hurricane making its way up towards the north. still a hurricane at this hour. not a very well-defined hurricane but once again, wr watching this thing very, very closely and it's making its way up the coast. you can see what we have going on as far as north carolina already seeing some heavy rain making its way in there. the winds starting to gust across that region, and now we're seeing the cloud cover. if were you out earlier you could look up and actually start to see the clouds in sandy as its making it's way up north. the brand new track just in from the national hurricane center. winds, 75 miles an hour moving to the northeast, 13 miles an hour, deepening. as we move through the next day or two it's moving out and as we've been talking about and forecasting this over a week n
news. that storm right now is down towards the coast of florida. that's where jim cantore has been all day long. >> hey, doug, good evening. our conditions here are certainly improving in terms of the wind and rain, unfortunately the surf is still very, very high. it doesn't take much to have one of these waves just roll up the beach, push a little over the debris further than what we have seen. we are just past high tide now. but i will tell you, the resort we are staying at doesn't anticipate this kind of wave action. even though the storm is over two miles away, we are still getting huge waves. those waves will get bigger and impact larger areas. these are of historic proportions. almost hard it graps meet logically from what we saw five days ago to now what has been pretty much the story. the models have been sticking with this and sticking with it. as far as me, i'm heading up to new york city with the models kind of honing in on that area and certainly the potential to stop the city that never sleeps. that is something that i will be covering for the weather channel come tomorrow
driveway is currently closed. because of a tree and some wires that are down across the building. jim vance had to make the extra walk to the parking lot. sorry about that. >> that's all right. i made it. san >> i saw you running. >> we call it a superstorm because of so many facets. look how big this is. here's the hudson bay in northern canada and it is all the way down to jacksonville. tlir-mile-an-hour winds out to sea. very cold on the back side. very warm air on the east side of this storm. as a matter of fact, take a look at the numbers here as far as that's concerned. >> or the snow. >> there's the snow that fell in parts of the ohio valley back through portions of the mountains, through west virginia and western pennsylvania. also, the wind was almost as strong along lake michigan and lake erie as it was for us here. 50 and 60 mid to upper gusts. what was i talking about? the warm air flowing ahead of this. watch this. how about montreal, canada. what do you think? 70 degrees in montreal. we are at 46 degrees. that was our high temperature. a 30-degree temperature, almost 30 degree
to go back to those communities. reporting live, i'm danielle leigh, now back to you. >>> our own jim rosenfield visited an area where streets are still overwhelmed by water. protective barrier surrounding the 100-year-old boardwalk, failed to hold back waves, whipped up by the storm, sending water rushing into that community. emotions there over what was lost still raw. >> it was beautiful. new couch, new fridge. >> the kingsburg amusement park also suffered significant damage, but owners say they will rebill and have the ambitious goal of opening in summer. >>> investigators are searching for two children. this is video from a new york city police helicopter showing crews rescuing people from flooded homes. rescuers found 14 people alive. three others were dead. an off duty new york city police officer is among dead. he died while helping his seven family members to safety inside his flooded home. police say many of the people in that area tried to ride out the storm despite evacuation orders. >>> a developing situation in new jersey now. the coast guard believes a diesel spill has
floods and fires. coming up today on news 4 at 5:00, jim rosenfield tours the damage in staten island. we'll see his report tonight. >> thank you. veronica? >> this is what people want to know. they want to know the halloween forecast. let's take a look at it. 6:08 is when the sunsets. during that time, temperatures will be falling from the low 50s to 48 degrees. creepy, cloudy, chilly. >> thanks a lot. >>> that's news 4 midday. tune in to news 4 at 4:00, 5:00 at 6:00. >> we'll be back tomorrow. what's special about mini babybel light cheese? ooh! little black dress meet 50 calorie tasty snack! awesome! wonder if they have that in my size! which is size awesome. mini babybel cheese from the laughing cow. have you laughed today? infuses creamy mozzarella with the mediterranean flavors of sun-dried tomatoes and basil.
. >> keith, what's up? >> let's take a look at the stories we are following on news 4 this afternoon. jim handly joins us with a preview of things to come. >> a busy friday at 4:00 and 5:00. it's a tight presidential race. going early to cast your ballot doesn't mean you will avoid the long lines. we'll be joined to explain what's causing the crowds days before election day. she'll explain what issues are driving people to the polls. if you had a tree drop on your home, will insurance pay for it? liz crenshaw that has ans at 4:00 and 5:00. we'll have the latest news and weather. >> see you then. >> time for a final check on the forecast. >> if you are about to head out the door, you need a windbreaker. a chill in the air. we are still being affected by sandy. the host of tropical low spinning over quebec in eastern canada is giving a northwesterly wind. it's brought in dry air. it's cleared out the sky a little bit. the areas in blue in the 40s. around washington and the areas in green, it's beginning to climb into the low 50s. we'll have 50s for a couple hours mid afternoon and then the
was seven years old when the 19th amendment passed, and lewis was in her 50s by the time jim crow laws abolished. her grandson said she was never interested in politics before. what changed? a huge hahn for presidefan of p. >> never too old to vote. >>> 5:27. coming up, political rally on the national mall that may bring people out in costumes. >>> a maryland state delegate accused of using state money to pay for a wedding. her lawyer weighs in on what is likely next. >>> he asked me do you want to die? i said no. >> a news 4 exclusive. a woman speaks out as police search for the man who attacked her. >>> a possible nor'eas anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what
with chuck todd and cnbc's jim cramer just ahead. >> a quick note for you. we're sad to say that due to sandy we will not be having our halloween celebration on the plaza tomorrow, so if you were planning to join us out here in costume, we want you to stay home, stay safe. we will get that done at some other point. things are more important. >> they are indeed. you'll have to put the ponte hose away for another year. get the latest on the storm, the record flooding we've seen in lower manhattan. let's get to natalie morales in battery park city in the southern tip of mat hannan. natalie, good morning to you again. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah, once again. we're fully now beginning to realize the devastation of sandy. as you have mentioned in the reporting, at least 16 deaths total being blamed on this storm. downtown here in lower manhattan, can you see the waters have receded. at the height of the storm though here in battery park there was a storm surge of 13 feet. that is a record-breaker here in new york city. at least 6 million people are without power along the eastern sea
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